UN Human Rights Commissioner calls for Sudan sanctions relief

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has called for the lifting of international sanctions against Sudan in light of the country’s increasing number of Covid-19 transmissions. See press release. Ms Bachelet said that the practical effects of ongoing UN unilateral sanctions are exacerbating the “acute resource constraints” on the Transitional Government of Sudan, which is impacting the …

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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